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SBIRS GEO-1 Satellite being processed for launch

SBIRS GEO-1 Satellite being processed for launch Brig. Gen. (s) Roger Teague (right), director of the Infrared Space Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. and Col. Lee Rosen, 45th Launch Group commander, stand proudly in front of the discus processing facility where the Space Based Infrared System geosynchronous (SBIRS GEO-1) satellite is currently undergoing processing for a launch in early May. The SBIRS satellite will launch aboard an Atlas V launch vehicle from launch complex 41 out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. SBIRS is the next-generation National Security system which will provide Missile Warning, Missile Defense, Battlespace Awareness, and Technical Intelligence for the warfighters, our nation and allies.

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